Sweden

Twenty different official seals design types have been recorded to date from Sweden. Most are similar circular crown and posthorn designs. Like Germany and Austria, Sweden issued seals for many different cities, each having its own imprinted name. 110 individual types are known, many more surely exist.



Catalog: Drummond OS2.37

Date issued: Unknown, EKU April 3, 1919

Printing: Black on cream

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "STOCKHOLM / POSTKONTOR" ("Stockholm Post Office") in circular frame with crown and posthorn in center

Control Number: "250." at bottom under outer frame

Description: 1919 cover from Sundsvall, Sweden that "Arrived in damaged condition at Stockholm" (translation of violet annotation on back) with Stockholm official seal on reverse.

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